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Death Bed Confession is an American heavy metal group based in Denver, Colorado, who formed in 2010. The band consists of lead vocalist David Groover, guitarists James Chandler and Brian David, bassist Paul Henry, and drummer Dingo Holtz. The band was formed with the goal of putting out the music its members would like to hear. Some consider it a blend of the best aspects of heavy rock from the 70s to today.
Death Bed Confession released their self-titled debut album on January 12, 2011. After working on singles and EPs, their second full length album is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2014. Although not a progressive metal band, this most recent album called “American Muscle’ plays interesting games with typical time signatures, while keeping a powerful groove.
1 Band history
2 Musical style and influences
3 Band Members
6 External links
The band is included on the Metal Compilation Album released on Shred Rock Records and Interscope Records.
In 2011, band received the most votes of any metal band with more than 32,000 votes to play the Van's Warped Tour in Denver, CO as part of the online battleofthebands.com.
The band's first performance was at The Zone in Lafayette, Colorado in early 2011. 0n June 25, 2011 they performed at the famed Whiskey A Go Go.
In March, 2012, the band successfully toured Europe with L.A. Guns (Tracii Guns version), Barbarian Twins (Norway), Hollywood Dirtbags (USA), and Crusher (Switzerland.)
In May 2013, the band toured with Norwegian acts such as Barbarian Twins, and Matanzick,
Musical style and influences
The musical style of the band is influenced from European metal bands of the 1970s with a sound similar to Scorpions, Alice in Chains, Queensrÿche, Black Sabbath, Pantera. What makes Death Bed Confession unique are their songs. They are a metal band with singable melodies and memorable hooks. The power and emotion is there in spades, but without the predictability of stereotypical song structure.
David Groover - lead vocals (2013-present)
James Chandler - electric guitar/backing vocals (2010–present)
Brian David - electric guitar (2010–present)
Paul Henry - bass (2010–present)
Dingo Holtz - drums (2010–present)
Jay Quintana - lead vocals (2010–2012)
Rolf Estrella – keyboards/backing vocals (2010–2012)